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Yvon Jeghers, Vice-President and Managing Director, will be a guest speaker at the 9th edition Canadian Alternative Investments in Pensions (“CAIP”) Forum

Yvon Jeghers, Vice-President and Managing Director, will be a guest speaker at the 9th edition Canadian Alternative Investments in Pensions Forum held in Quebec City, Quebec on September 21st – 23rd, 2016. Yvon will be speaking at the “Opportunities in Private Debt” session taking place at 9:15AM on April 22nd, 2016.

Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund, Managed by Stonebridge Financial Corporation is proud to again be a Silver Sponsor at the CAIP Quebec & Atlantic event, a leading event for Senior Pension Investment Executives to engage in a high level dialogue around the current risks and opportunities within alternative investments, leading to more confident investment decisions.

 

Stonebridge is pleased to announce that Frederic Bourassa has joined the Stonebridge team as an Administrative Assistant.

Stonebridge is pleased to announce that Frederic Bourassa has joined the Stonebridge team as an Administrative Assistant.

Frederic holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, specialization Urban Planning from Concordia University and is currently enrolled in the Master of Design Program at Boston Architectural College. In completing his degree Frederic also held several challenging work assignments with companies in the construction and renewable energy sector.

In joining our team, Frederic will assist Stonebridge in delivering high quality and trusted financial services to our clients.

Stonebridge is pleased to announce that Fan Zhang has joined the portfolio administration team

Stonebridge is pleased to announce that Fan Zhang has joined the portfolio administration team as a Credit Analyst – Relationship Officer.

Fan Zhang has worked in the financial industry for several years, most recently working in commercial real estate lending for a U.S. real estate investment management firm. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, specializing in Accounting, from University of Toronto.

In joining Stonebridge Fan will complement an existing team of financial professionals and will be a valuable resource in our continued effort to provide high quality and trusted portfolio administrative services.

 

Stonebridge is proud to be a Sponsor at the CFLA 2016 Conference

Stonebridge Lease Financing Corporation (“SLFC”) is proud to once again be a sponsor at the Canadian Finance and Leasing Association (“CFLA“) 2016 Annual Conference to be held at the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls on September 21-23, 2016. The CLFA Annual Conference is the industry’s premier networking and learning event, and highlights the latest changes impacting Canada’s asset-based finance, equipment and vehicle leasing industry.

Stonebridge Lease Financing Corporation is proud of its continued sponsorship of the annual CFLA conference and the unique opportunity the event provides SLFC to showcase our financial services to leasing companies and industry professionals.

Angela Valdes promoted to the Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund team

Stonebridge is very pleased to announce the promotion of Angela Valdes to Associate, Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund. In her new role, Angela will support the Managing Director, Yvon Jeghers, in carrying out key activities of the Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Funds (SIDF), including the review and evaluation of investment opportunities, the management of the investment portfolio, and overall marketing and administration responsibilities of SIDF.

Angela joined Stonebridge in 2014 as part of the portfolio administration team, where she assisted with the management of a portfolio of project financing investments, initially as a Credit Analyst – Relationship Officer, and subsequently as Senior Credit Analyst. Prior to joining Stonebridge, Angela spent several years working in corporate banking for a major Mexican bank. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Ottawa, as well as a Master’s degree in Finance from the Universidad Regiomontana.

Angela will be a valuable addition to the Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund team, as SIDF continues to grow its capital base and invest in high quality private debt transactions for social and energy infrastructure assets.

Serge Yannick Ouattara promoted to Senior Credit Analyst

Stonebridge is pleased to announce that Serge Yannick Ouattara has been promoted to Senior Credit Analyst. Serge will be taking on the role of Senior Credit Analyst providing some additional support to the VP of the portfolio administration team.

He joined Stonebridge in November 2014 as a Credit Analyst – Relationship Officer in the portfolio administration team where he helped manage a portfolio of project financing investments for institutional investor clients.  Prior to Stonebridge, Serge Yannick has worked in the financial market industry for several years, most recently working in project finance for a Canadian renewable power company.

Serge Yannick holds a Bachelor of Commerce from John Molson School of Business, at Concordia University and is currently pursuing the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

In taking his new role, Serge Yannick will continue to be part of an existing team of financial professionals and will continue to be a valuable resource in our continued effort to provide high quality and trusted portfolio administrative services.

Robert Colliver, Partner and Co-CEO, will be a guest speaker at the 8th annual Canadian Alternative Investments in Pensions (“CAIP”) Forum

Robert Colliver, Partner and Co-CEO, will be a guest speaker at the 8th annual Canadian Alternative Investments in Pensions Forum held in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario on April 18th and 19th, 2016. Bob will be speaking at the “Private Debt: Investing in the Real World?” session taking place at 10:10AM on April 18th.

Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund, managed by Stonebridge Financial Corporation is proud to again be a Silver Sponsor at the CAIP East event, a leading event for Senior Pension Investment Executives to engage in a high level dialogue around the current risks and opportunities within alternative investments, leading to more confident investment decisions.

Stonebridge is pleased to announce that Ivan Konczynski has joined the portfolio administration team

Stonebridge is pleased to announce that Ivan Konczynski has joined the portfolio administration team as a Credit Analyst- Relationship Officer.

Ivan has worked in the finance and insurance sector for several years, most recently as an Account Manager with Business Development Bank of Canada (“BDC”). Ivan has recently relocated to Toronto from Montréal and looks forward to bringing his past experience to the team.

He holds a Bachelor Business Administration (B.B.A.) with a concentration in Finance from Bishop’s University.

In joining Stonebridge Ivan will complement an existing team of financial professionals and will be a valuable resource in our continued effort to provide high quality and trusted portfolio administrative services.

Stonebridge is pleased to announce that Cathy Chen has joined the portfolio administration team

Stonebridge is pleased to announce that Cathy Chen has joined the portfolio administration team as a Portfolio Administration Clerk.

Cathy holds a Bachelor of Economics degree, majoring in Statistics, from Guangdong University of Business Studies in China. She has worked in the banking sector for more than ten years, starting with one of the leading banks in China then with a local Credit Union in Toronto after moving to Canada.

In joining Stonebridge Cathy will complement an existing team of financial professionals and will be a valuable resource in our continued effort to provide high quality and trusted portfolio administrative services.

Yvon J. Jeghers, CPA, CA has joined Stonebridge as Vice President & Managing Director

Stonebridge is very pleased to announce that Yvon J. Jeghers, CPA, CA has joined Stonebridge as Vice President & Managing Director, responsible for the Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Funds.

Yvon joins us after a very successful career in commercial, corporate and investment banking, most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Financing with Business Development Bank of Canada (“BDC”) for the past 5 years. Prior to that, he spent 5 years as Managing Director at Societe Generale where he developed, implemented and led the strategy in the Canadian P3 and power project financing markets. Yvon also spent nearly 10 years at ABN AMRO Bank Canada and 7 years at Bank of America (Canada).

Yvon earned a B.Sc. degree from Concordia University in Montreal and a post graduate degree in Accounting from the same University. He was later awarded CPA and CA professional designations, having articled at KPMG.